Book examines how dance helped shape national identity

BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO THE COURIER In 1984, 18-year-old Larry T. Ellis performed his imitation of Michael Jackson to high school students in...

SPECIAL REPORT: THE NEW AMERICANS

Teen immigrants struggle to grasp English, culture BY LIZ BOWIE BALTIMORE SUN (TNS) On that cold December afternoon, Monique Ngomba followed hundreds of students out the doors...

An Americana Christmas in Lancaster County

December brings forth the enchantment of the holidays at this popular travel destination in Pennsylvania. BY ELEANOR HENDRICKS MCDANIEL SPECIAL TO THE FLORIDA COURIER A wounded Philadelphia...

THE FLORIDA CLASSIC

Bragging rights again for B-CU Wildcats trounce Rattlers in game that brings together rivals, friends, families BY FLORIDA COURIER STAFF Neither threat of rain nor traffic jams...

They put the glitter in Wildcats’ band

14K Gold Dancers ready for Florida Classic halftime show BY JAHSON LEWIS FLORIDA COURIER When the Bethune-Cookman University’s Marching Wildcats take to the Florida Citrus Bowl gridiron...

‘Once in a Great City’ chronicles glory days of Detroit

BOOK REVIEW: Review of Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story. By David Maraniss. Simon & Schuster. 441 pp. $32.50. BY DR. GLENN C. ALTSCHULER SPECIAL TO...

NEARLY 150 YEARS OF PRODUCING LEADERS

Morehouse College seeks rebound in finances and enrollment as it prepares to celebrate sesquicentennial. BY JANEL DAVIS ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION (TNS) ATLANTA — When Philip Rucker told people...

Ahoy, Annapolis

The Maryland city is famous for the Naval Academy, Alex Haley Memorial, Banneker-Douglass Museum and Thurgood Marshall statue. And, of course, the crab cakes. BY...

Trucking industry facing severe driver shortages

A jump in pay isn’t attracting enough long-haul workers to a job with long hours and extended time away from home. BY RICK ROMELL MILWAUKEE  JOURNAL...

Applications now available for free tuition

The Tom Joyner Foundation is accepting applications for its Full Ride scholarship program that will cover all the expenses of one student planning to...

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